maintenance requires a long-term commitment but
with careful management weed problems will reduce
over time. An example of a long term commitment
is planting well designed farm forestry and revegetation
belts to effectively catch weed seed-heads and prevent
them from spreading.
a disturbed space after the removal of a weed often
results in the same or another weed filling the
space. For example, it is important to assist natural
regeneration or revegetate treated area in natural
bushland areas or ensure that appropriate crop or
pasture species are planted using correct methods.
the site for reinfestation and treat the weeds as
they appear. Photo points, records and maps of work
done will help to determine the success or failure
of weed control work.
suitable plants for revegetation. The success of
bush regeneration programmes is increased by using
species that are native to the local area. Greening
website, funded by the Australian Government
Natural Heritage Trust, provides information on
species selection for bush regeneration projects.
If you find a weed, report it to the local weed
control agency or those managing the area so that
infestations can be treated where feasible.